2. Given the reaction: 2 Cu(s) + O2(g) à 2 CuO(s)
a. Assign oxidation states for each reactant: Cu _____ O2 _____
b. Assign oxidation states for each element in the product, CuO: Cu _____ O _____
c. Write a half reaction showing oxidation.
d. Write a half reaction showing reduction.
e. What is the oxidizing agent?
f. What is the reducing agent?
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